City Life

Monica White uncovers the history of farming by Black Americans

White became the first Black female tenured professor in both the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.

Monica White’s curiosity led her south, to a century of Black agriculture history in America, a tradition being drawn on today in Detroit and other cities.

Scare yourself silly with these haunted house alternatives

Cemeteries, sports stadiums and … a car wash? Get scared out of your pants from a safe distance at these alternative Halloween events.

Cemeteries, sports stadiums and … a car wash? Get scared out of your pants from a safe distance at these alternative Halloween events.

Philanthropy award given to local advocate for immigrants

Fabiola Hamdan is given Women United Philanthropy Award by United Way of Dane County.

In a Q&A conducted earlier this year, Dane County Immigration Specialist Fabiola Hamdan details the many challenges — including those posed by COVID-19, changing immigration laws and other obstacles — faced by immigrants.

Seven tips for managing stress during the pandemic

Our mental health is taking a beating. Here are several ways to regain control and feel better.

The pandemic is taking a toll on our mental health. Fortunately, there are a few easy steps to stay sane (or as sane as possible) in these troubling times.

Madison is home to one of the world’s top virologists

Yoshihiro Kawaoka is studying COVID-19 at his posts at UW–Madison and the University of Tokyo.

The novel coronavirus has upped the stakes for Kawaoka and his teams in Madison and Tokyo, yet life goes on in a pandemic, even for one of the world’s leading virologists

Epic answers (well, answers some) questions

When Marc Eisen set out to write a cover story about Epic Systems Corp., he knew working with the famously insular tech company would be a challenge. But he did get a few questions answered.

When Marc Eisen set out to write a cover story about Epic Systems Corp., he knew working with the famously insular tech company would be a challenge. But he did get a few questions answered.

The Future of Madison's 'Epiconomy'

Our town has hooked its star to the software giant's success. But what happens when founder Judith Faulkner leaves?

Our town has hooked its star to the software giant's success. But what happens when founder Judith Faulkner leaves?